Finding Über Bliss

I had an amazing adventure two weeks ago that allowed me to disengage from the U.S. presidential inauguration and all things political. I traveled by train and then by rental car to a place where I was able to immerse myself in serenity. I went to a retreat/workshop presented by Jill Badonsky entitled: Finding Uber … More Finding Über Bliss


Journey by train.

From Tuesday evening into early Wednesday morning, I journeyed by train from Richmond, Virginia to Jacksonville, Florida. This was my first experience on Amtrak and it was a good one. I was in coach class and I was pleased to see the ample room each passenger is given. And, the attendants were very helpful and … More Journey by train.

Road Trip: Texas

After Roswell, New Mexico, and the U.F.O. Museum and Research Center on that Sunday morning, July 17, 2016, Rick and I were committed to making up some time on the road as we headed home to the southeast coast of Virginia via Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee (see previous blogs). We were back on the highway … More Road Trip: Texas

U.F.O.S Exposed

On Sunday, July 17 around 10 a.m. Rick and I explored Roswell’s International U.F.O. Museum & Research Center after we checked out of Motel 6. By the way, many of the motels and hotels in Roswell have extraterrestrial “mascots” at their entrance. A bit tawdry and laughable, yet endearing at the same time. We are … More U.F.O.S Exposed

Creative expression and meaningful connections.

Camp Creative Thunder magically progressed and developed over the next few days in the middle of July in Taos, New Mexico as each of us channeled our inner creative spirits. Jill Badonsky guided and facilitated the mesmerizing and fascinating experience as she immersed the eleven of us into activities that permitted us to express ourselves … More Creative expression and meaningful connections.

Experiencing the Present Moment at Camp Creative Thunder

Over that past few days I have been detailing my road trip adventure across the United States from Virginia to New Mexico with my husband, Rick. In my last piece I talked about arriving to the Mable Dodge Luhan House historic hotel just in time for the beginning of our retreat, Camp Creative Thunder in … More Experiencing the Present Moment at Camp Creative Thunder